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SIP-Based Mobility Management for LTE-WiMAX-WLAN Interworking Using IMS Architecture
Reem A. Hamada, Hanaa S. Ali, M. I. Abdalla
Pages - 1 - 14     |    Revised - 24-02-2014     |    Published - 19-03-2014
Volume - 6   Issue - 1    |    Publication Date - March 2014  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
IMS, LTE, WiMAX, WLAN, UMTS, SIP, EAP-AKA, Handoff, Heterogeneous.
ABSTRACT
In this paper, we propose an architecture framework for interworking of Long Term Evolution (LTE), Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) technologies. The aim is to offer users of various networks seamless high quality IP-based multimedia services access anywhere at any time. IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is used in the proposed architecture for providing a platform through which telecommunications operators can merge the various networks. A Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) REFER method which provides uninterrupted service continuity is introduced. The proposed LTE-WiMAX and LTE-WLAN tight coupled interworking is compared with the UMTS- WiMAX and UMTS-WLAN tight coupled interworking. The two heterogeneous networks are simulated using OPNET Modeler 17.1. Various metrics are obtained to test the performance of the proposed technique. Results show that successful VoIP session handoffs with acceptable Quality of Services (QoS) levels can be performed. Results also show that the proposed architecture outperforms the pervious architecture.
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Miss Reem A. Hamada
Electronic and Communication department - Egypt
eng_reem_7mada2010@yahoo.com
Dr. Hanaa S. Ali
Faculty of Engineering / Electronics and Communication Department Zagazig University Zagazig, 44519, Egypt - Egypt
Mr. M. I. Abdalla
Faculty of Engineering / Electronics and Communication Department Zagazig University Zagazig, 44519, Egypt - Egypt